Independent University, Bangladesh

801–1000 th
Impact Rankings 2021
Plot 16 Block B Aftabuddin Ahmed Road, Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka, Bangladesh

About Independent University, Bangladesh

The Independent University Bangladesh, established in 1993, is one of the oldest and largest private universities in Bangladesh. It is located in Bashundhara Residential Area in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The campus is spread over three acres and is well-equipped with an amphitheatre, a library, state-of-the-art laboratories and more than 70 classrooms.

The university is committed to research and global partnerships. This is why students are encouraged to engage in research projects, alongside conventional classroom based learning. The Independent University has academic research collaborations with a number of prestigious universities including Harvard University, Stanford University and the University of Colorado at Boulder.

As the leading host institution for Fulbright Scholars in Bangladesh, the university offers exchange programmes with scholars from top American and Canadian universities.

The academic curriculum at the Independent University is based on a North American liberal arts model, and courses are taught in English. There are six academic schools at the university: school of business; school of engineering and computer science; school of environmental sciences and management; school of liberal arts and social sciences; school of life sciences and school of public health.

There are a lot of opportunities outside of the classroom for students to get involved in. The Division of Student Affairs is responsible for organising all student activities including the 17 university clubs. These include art club, debating club, economic club and film club. Students also participate in community service programmes such as blood donation, fund raising for victims of natural disasters and donating warm clothes in winter.

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